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. >>> more trouble for toyota. the automaker stops selling one of its luxury brands over safety concerns. >>> and against all odds. a florida girl, missing for four days, is found in an alligator-infested swamp. >> i burst, i ran in and told my alligator-infested swamp. >> i burst, i ran in and told my wife, and gosh. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm michelle gielan. a series of strong and deadly earthquakes struck western china this morning. at least 300 people are dead, thousands of others are injured and unaccounted for. they're buried under collapsed buildings. peter sharpe of britain's sky news reports from beijing. >> reporter: this was a particularly strong earthquake. it measured 6.9 on the richter scale, and it struck at one of the most remote, inhospitable and rugged parts of china in the west of the country. it was followed, the first earthquake, was followed by 18 aftershocks. and the local residents were reduced to scrambling through the rubble using their hands and shovels in the first hours after the quake, trying to reach hundreds, tho
airline traffic back on track. >>> toyota's troubles. decision day on a hefty fine imposed by the u.s. government. >>> and lady's night. carrie underwood makes history at the country music awards. ♪ >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 19th, >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 19th, 2010. remains unpredictable. millions of passengers have been >>> good morning. this morning airline travel in and to much of europe remains up in the air. some officials believe that ash from that volcanic cloud in iceland is subsiding, but meteorologists warn the cloud remains unpredictable. millions of passengers have been stranded and pressure is growing to reopen european air space. tara mergener is in washington with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, both air travelers and airlines are very anxious for things to start moving again, but uk officials just announced that british air space will remain closed until at least tomorrow morning. most of european air space will be closed for business for at least one day. >> we really have an unprec
46 while the nasdaq added 27. >>> the government has slapped toyota with a $16.4 million fine, the maximum allowed for covering up its issues with sticky gas pedals. the transportation department says the automaker knew it had a problem in september, but didn't tell regulators until january. toyota has two weeks to accept or contest the penalty. they're expected to appeal. >>> well, general motors has announced it will install a new brake safety measure to prevent sudden acceleration in its own vehicles. the new brake override reduces power to the engine if the driver steps on the gas pedal and brake at the same time. gm says this will be in all-new vehicles by 2012. >>> there's a new government program to help prevent foreclosures. the obama administration will give $3,000 for moving expenses to homeowners who complete a short sale or agree to turn over the deed of the property to the lender. it's for homeowners who are in financial trouble but don't qualify for the modification program. >>> and it's a good spring for strawberry lovers. the cold winter delayed florida's crop
are betting most companies will post gains. we've already heard from toyota at new york's auto show on wednesday, a top toyota executive said incentives pushed sales 40% higher in march. >>> amazon is bracing for the ipad. the online retailer has struck new e-book pricing deals with two major publishers just days before apple's launch of the new tablet computer. that's expected to take business away from amazon's kindle. the agreements will allow both publishers to set their own prices. apple has already made similar deals. >>> the home buyer tax credit which expires at the end of april sparked a huge rush in mortgage applications last week and industry reports says home loan applications rose nearly 7%. that's the largest number of applications since october 2009. >>> and this is census day. the government hopes you'll return the forms sent out over the past month or so, but be sure to be careful, there are scam artists sending out phony forms to try to steal your personal information. the official paperwork will never ask for your social security number, bank account information,
opposition from labor unions and the government. >>> e-mails obtained by the associated press show toyota executives wrestled with how to deal with sticking accelerator pedals. in january, five days before announcing a massive recall, an american vice president wrote, quote, we are not protecting our culsomers by keeping this quiet and the time to hide on this one is over. toyota had no comment. >>> and apple's trying to make multitasking easier. at a news conference, the company is expected to unveil an updated operating system that will allow iphone and ipad users to switch between running programs. the difficulty in doing so has been a major complaint for customers. so getting that all taken care of. >> yeah, people were upset about that. all right. emily smith here in new york. thanks. >>> and just ahead on the "morning news," tiger woods' new commercial hits the airwaves. >>> plus, talk about a rough commute. a bus driver gets tangled up in a fight with passengers. >>> first, maggie rodriguez has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> america the super power, but did you know
into high gear. u.s. car sales jumped 24% in march. the best showing since august of last year. toyota saw a 41% surge after offering steep discounts to win back customers. that sparked an incentive war among rival dealers leading to double digit gains for ford and gm. chrysler saw sales fall 8%. still the promising trends could have a ripple effect on other industries like this los angeles production company. they just worked on a new ad for jeep that employed 120 people. >> there were a lot of people who literally came up to me at the end of that shoot and said thank god for jeep, thank god for that job, because i hadn't worked in two months. >> reporter: the hope now is the auto industry's recent boost will mean a similar rebound for the rest of the country. and construction manufacturing and retail payrolls that were hit hard by snowstorms last month will see gains, as well. bianca, back to you. >> tara mergener, thank you. >>> and department of homeland security is announcing new security rules for air travelers coming into the united states. after the christmas day bombing attempt ne
. >>> toyota says it's testing the safety of all of its sport utility vehicles after consumer reports warned the 2010 lexus gx 460 had possible rollover problems. the automaker stopped selling the model following the warning. media reports in japan suggest the automaker is close to issuing a recall. >>> a new report this morning suggests the housing crisis is far from over. realty trac says 357,000 homeowners filed for foreclosure last month. that's the highest they have ever seen. households on the verge of foreclosure jumped by 16% in the first quarter of the year compared to 2009. >>> six senators want to tax airlines who charge passengers for those carry-on bags. the legislation comes after spirit airlines pioneered plans to begin charging customers as much as $45 to put a bag in the overhead bin. the senators hope the tax would keep more airlines from following spirit's lead. >>> and if you've been waiting until the last minute, it's the last minute for your taxes. you have until midnight tonight to file your federal and state tax returns. many post offices will stay open late to handle
. >>> toyota is recalling 50,000 sequoia suvs from 2003. the company says it needs to work on the vehicle's electronic stability control system. without the upgrade, the suv may slow down unexpectedly. so far there have been no reported accidents or injuries. >>> and get ready for square watermelons. yes, a company in panama is shipping, that's not them, but they're shipping the first batch to the u.s., but buyer beware, the square fruit instead of the oval one costs about $75 a piece. they're funny looking. they're perfect squares and i guess they're easy for stacking and storing. >> i love it. genetic manipulation or whatever that is. emily, thanks. >>> and just ahead on the "morning news," is man's best friend a wife's best friend? plus, a new breast cancer test aimed at taking the guesswork out of treatment. first katie couric has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >>> a look at two of america's most notorious crime cities. how one is making its streets safer while the other battles growing violence. our special report tonight only on the "cbs evening news." >> announcer: "mon
,000 will lose their benefits every week until the program is renewed. >>> toyota could be facing another hefty fine. u.s. regulators are considering slapping the automaker with another penalty on top of last week's $16.4 million fine. meanwhile, a judicial panel has chosen an l.a. court to hear dozens of lawsuits filed against the company. >>> passengers complained less about airlines last year, but there were also fewer people flying. government statistics show planes were more likely to land on time and bags less likely to get lost. the improvements, though, come as crash-strapped carriers reduce flight schedules and charge for everything from bags and pillows to prime spots in boarding lines. >>> and today kfc is making history. the chicken chain will unveil its double down. that's a sandwich made without bread as you see. instead, two chicken filets will hold together bacon, cheese and the colonel's special sauce. it only has around 500 calories, but comes with enough salt and fat for an entire day. and i think people on the atkins diet have been making versions of that for a long time. >>
the government decided not to bail them out. >>> toyota is recalling nearly 10,000 lexus suvs because of a rollover risk. it stopped selling the 2010 gx 460 last week. that was after consumer reports gave it a rare don't buy rating. the automaker says dealerships can solve the problem by updating some software in the vehicle's stability control system. >>> college students hoping to replace their bulky computers and laptops with the ipad may face some technical difficulties. a number of schools from george washington university to cornell and princeton report problems with wireless connections. the tech issues have even led some schools to ban the ipad for now at least. >>> and here's your first look at what appears to be the newest iphone. the tech website gizmo do says it got the device after it was accidently left behind in a bar near apple headquarters in california. the phone is slimmer than the current model, has a longer lasting battery, and a camera for video conferencing. apple had no comment, but, michelle, i don't think i'd want to be the employee who lost that phone. >> no
numbers today. analysts betting most companies will post gains. we heard from toyota at new york's auto show. a top executive said incentives pushed sales 40% higher in march. >>> amazon bracing for the ipad. the retailers struck new e book pricing deals with two major publish is days before apple's launch of the new tablet computer expected to take business away from kindle. dema apple already made similar deals. home buyer tax credit expires at the end of april sparked a rush in mortgage applications last week. industry reports says home loan applications rose 7%. largest number of applications since october 2009. and this is census day the government hopes you will return the forms. there are scam artists sending out fony forms to try to steal your personal information. the paper work will never ask for your social security number, bank account information or signature. if you think you are scammed contact your bank credit bureaus and local authorities. everybody could be a scam. you have to be careful. >>> just ahead on the morning news f
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